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Mainframe Specialist – z/OS Batch Utilities – Experienced 2.5

Mainframe Specialist – z/OS Batch Utilities – Experienced 2.5

This badge earner can identify common IBM utility programs and describe how they are used. They can also code JCL and control statements for data copying utilities (IEBGENER, ICEGENER, and IEBCOPY), and general utilities (IEFBR14, IEBUPDATE, IEBCOMPR, IEHLIST and IEHPROGM). The earner can describe and code DFSORT programs used to reorganize data.

Earning Criteria

Total Estimated Hours: 10

Badge Skills Tags: Application Programmer, Computer Operator, DFSORT, ICEGENER, IEBCOMPR, IEBCOPY, IEBGENER, IEBUPDTE, IEFBR14, IEHPROGM, JCL, Operations, Analyst, Production Scheduler, Systems Programmer, z/OS 2.5

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